inebriation

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin inēbriātiōnem (drunkenness)[1], from inēbriō (intoxicate), from ēbrius (drunk).[2]

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inebriation (countable and uncountable, plural inebriations)

  1. The state or characteristic of drunkenness.
    Synonyms: drunkenness, inebriacy; see also Thesaurus:drunkenness
    Antonyms: see Thesaurus:drunkenness

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “inebriation”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.
  2. ^ inebriate” in Michael Agnes, editor-in-chief, Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th edition, Cleveland, Oh.: Wiley, 2010, →ISBN; reproduced on the Collins English Dictionary